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Committee’s actions may eliminate Unicoi tax hike

Committee’s actions may eliminate Unicoi tax hike

August 20th, 2013 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

ERWIN — By the time the Unicoi County Commission’s Finance Committee adjourned Tuesday evening, progress was made in the way of three items of interest, leaving open the possibility county residents will not see a property tax increase during the next fis

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American Idol Audition Bus to make stop in Knoxville

American Idol Audition Bus to make stop in Knoxville

August 20th, 2013 6:57 pm by Staff Reports

The American Idol Audition Bus will searching for talent for this year's competition at Krutch Park, 504 Market Street SW, starting at 8 a.m.

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Volunteer firefighter douses competition, takes home crown

Volunteer firefighter douses competition, takes home crown

August 20th, 2013 5:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Kayla Hobbs, 18, of Kingsport was crowned as the 2013 Miss Appalachian Fair Monday night at the Fairest of the Fair competition.

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Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

August 20th, 2013 4:52 pm by Stephen Igo — Kingsport Times-News

MARION, Va. — Afghanistan is the eventual destination of an Army Reserve unit based out of Marion with members from throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

August 20th, 2013 4:42 pm by Staff Report

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Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

August 20th, 2013 3:22 pm by KRISTI EATON — Associated Press

DUNCAN, Okla. — With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for "the fun of it

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Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

August 20th, 2013 1:24 pm by Associated Press

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

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Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

August 20th, 2013 11:09 am by Becky Campbell

Stewart W. Peppers, 22, died April 29 while being transported to the Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance. His family believes he was subjected to 20 minutes of being beaten, shocked by Tasers and sprayed with a chemical agent used to subdue people w

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Update: Johnson City police investigating infant death at Knob Creek Road apartment

Update: Johnson City police investigating infant death at Knob Creek Road apartment

August 20th, 2013 10:32 am by Staff report

The death was reported at Johnson City Medical Center Monday afternoon after an EMS crew found the infant unresponsive at a Knob Creek Road apartment.

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Tenn. legislator to challenge US Sen. Alexander

Tenn. legislator to challenge US Sen. Alexander

August 20th, 2013 9:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG — Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Sen. Lamar Alexander's efforts to ward off a primary challenge from the right fell short Tuesday with Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr's announcement that he will mount a tea party challenge for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

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